Revise GCSE Physics


Question:What type of heat loss do each of these methods of home insulation prevent?

Type of Insulation Conduction Convection Radiation
Loft Insulation Yes Yes No
Double Glazing Yes No No
Cavity Wall Insulation No Yes No
Curtains No no Yes
Reflective Foil No No Yes
Draught Proofing No Yes No

You must be able to explain why each of these prevent or reduce conduction, convection or radiation.